Mexica Telpochcalli Teachings

Foundational Telpochcalli Teachings
Telpochcalli means "house of the youth". It's a place where youth would go to be educated on serving the community and develop warrior skills . Today we use Telpochcalli as term to denote a place of learning for all our people since it can be agreed that we are all in the process of restoring and advancing our Indigenous selves.

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Telpochcalli Teaching 1

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The Four Circles

Telpochcalli Teaching 2

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The Four Directions

Telpochcalli Teaching 3

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Mexica Ethics

Telpochcalli Teaching 4

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Telpochcalli Teaching 5

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Telpochcalli Teaching 6

“And they called it Teotihuacan because it was the place where the lords were buried. Thus they said: “When we die, truly we die not, because we will live, we will rise, we will continue living, we will awaken. This will make us happy.”

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